JOB POSTINGS

Housing Authority of the City of Austin

JOB NOTICE

DATE POSTED:      January 23, 2018                   POSITION: Assistant Housing Manager     

SALARY:                  $15.00/hour                            JOB #:  07-18

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:                    February 16,  2018

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Assists Property Manager with managing one or more of the Housing Authority’s public housing developments.  Acts as Manager in the absence of the Manager.  Implements and enforces all HUD and agency rules and regulations. Conducts orientation for all new residents: shows unit, explains lease and briefs them on all Housing Authority’s policies and procedures governing their possession and continued occupancy of the unit. Reviews lease obligation between tenants and Housing Authority: monitors and evaluates compliance with Authority policies and procedures and HUD/Agency occupancy standards. Accurately calculates residents’ family income.  Determines the correct amount of monthly rent, eligibility, and qualifications for earned income disallowances. Collects rents, prepares bank deposits and maintains accurate collection records of all security deposits and other charges. Schedules and mails notification letters for annual and interim recertification of residents and accurately conducts re-certifications in a timely manner. Mails delinquent notices, eviction letters, rent change notices and other correspondence to residents when necessary. Reviews account receivable reports daily and conducts documented collection activities for all delinquent accounts. Interviews and counsels residents concerning lease violations and offers referral information for financial assistance and any other social service assistance that may assist the resident or initiate corrective action.  Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Some college hours in business, public administration, or social sciences in an accredited college or university.  Four years work experience working in an administrative capacity in public housing or property management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must successfully complete the Housing Managers Certification Training within one year of the date of hire or at the first available offering. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and Outlook. Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese or Sign Language Preferred.    Skills and written test might be administered. Bondability. Valid Texas Driver’s License. Eligibility for coverage under Authority fleet auto insurance.  Copies of diplomas/degrees or transcripts and driving record required.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is performed indoors and outdoors, and may involve physical exertion during visits and inspection of units and developments.  Work may entail travel to meetings, conferences, and workshops in other cities.  The employee is required to work unusual hours.  Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment and visits to outdoor developments, sites, dwellings, or facilities, inspections of structures and confrontations with applicants and residents.

APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Application for open posted position must be submitted via online at the following website:  http://hacanet.applicantpro.com/  However, we will accept applications at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, Texas 78704.  No applications will be accepted after the noted closing dates on the job announcement. We encourage you to visit our website often to view and apply for vacant positions with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin or sign up for job alerts at our career site.  The HACA is a drug-free workplace.  A Criminal Background Check including a sex offender registry check. A Driving Record, Texas Driver’s License, and a Physical/Drug Screening will be required upon offer of employment.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Housing Authority of the City of Austin

JOB NOTICE

DATE POSTED:      January 23, 2018                   POSITION:   Lead Maintenance

SALARY:                  $16.37/hour                            JOB #:  05-18

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:                    February 9, 2018

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  Responsible for diagnosing and performing repairs within their assigned property which are more technical in nature, requiring highly skilled levels of knowledge.  Tasks are performed in several trades or crafts at their assigned development.  Through knowledge of techniques, methods, materials and equipment used in plumbing, carpentry and electrical repairs; and in the repair of household appliances and heating systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or GED. Three years experience in apartment or building maintenance, vocational training and/ or experience in areas of general repairs, carpentry, plumbing, air conditioning and electrical repairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Use of personally owned hand tools required.  Ability to read and write English. Ability to read and understand repair manuals, and instructions/warning on cleaning agents; write service requests, maintenance reports, and inspection reports.  Skills and written test will be administered. Valid Texas Driver’s License, driving record, and copy of diplomas and/or transcripts required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONSThe employee’s job duties may involve the removal of low level asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) during routine maintenance and repair activities that are conducted HACA properties on a small scale, short duration basis pursuant to an Operations & Maintenance Plan implemented and performed in accordance with state and federal laws.  The employee shall be provided with personnel protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, respirators, protective clothing, HEPA-vacuums and glove bags as needed.  The employee shall utilize work practice or other controls such as wet methods, mini-enclosures and proper disposal procedures to inhibit the spread of any released fibers. 

This employee may supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in removing ACBM from ceilings, walls, floors, and other structures; inspect work sites; confer with environmental consultants to evaluate removal projects; estimate length of time, number of workers, and equipment and supplies required to accomplish a project; examine PPE to ensure it meets HACA and government safety standards and maintain project records.

The employee must operate hand and power tools and equipment.  Normal physical activity can be strenuous and may involve prolonged standing, walking, reaching, bending, crouching, stooping, and lying prone.  The employee must use arm strength to manipulate hand tools such as saws, sanders and jointers.  The employee must occasionally push, pull, and/or lift objects up to and over 25 pounds.  The employee works indoors and outdoors and is exposed to weather extremes.  The employee may occasionally be subject to electrical shock hazards, dangerous heights, dangerous chemicals, and skin irritants (e.g., cleaning solutions, solvents, insecticides).  The employee may be required to use goggles, gloves and other safety equipment.  Safety boots required, tennis or athletic shoes are not allowed.

APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Application for open posted position must be submitted via online at the following website:  http://hacanet.applicantpro.com/  However, we will accept applications at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, Texas 78704.  No applications will be accepted after the noted closing dates on the job announcement. We encourage you to visit our website often to view and apply for vacant positions with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin or sign up for job alerts at our career site.  The HACA is a drug-free workplace.  A Criminal Background Check including a sex offender registry check. A Driving Record, Texas Driver’s License, and a Physical/Drug Screening will be required upon offer of employment.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Housing Authority of the City of Austin

JOB NOTICE

DATE POSTED: October 6, 2017                

POSITION:    Apartment Maintenance Technician

 SALARY:  $13.60/hour                                    JOB #:          44-17  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:             Open Until Filled

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for performing a variety of routine repairs and maintenance on buildings and mechanical equipment.  Includes repair and maintenance of electrical fixtures, plumbing facilities, appliances, building equipment, doors, screens, windows, and roofs.  Other duties as assigned. 

 QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma/GED plus 1 year experience in building maintenance or vocational training that involved training and/or experience in areas of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Use of personally owned hand tools required.  Ability to read and write English.  Ability to read and understand moderately complex repair manuals, and instructions/warning on cleaning agents; write service requests, maintenance reports, and inspection reports. Valid Texas Driver’s License required.  Copies of transcripts and/or diplomas and driving record required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS: The employee must operate hand and power tools and equipment.  Normal physical activity can be strenuous and may involve prolonged standing, walking, reaching, bending, crouching, stooping, and lying prone.  The employee must use arm strength to manipulate hand tools such as saws, sanders and jointers.  The employee must occasionally push, pull, and/or lift objects up to and over 100 pounds.  The employee works indoors and outdoors and is exposed to weather extremes.  The employee may occasionally be subject to electrical shock hazards, dangerous heights, dangerous chemicals, and skin irritants (e.g., cleaning solutions, solvents, insecticides).  The employee may be required to use goggles, gloves, safety boots, and other safety equipment.

APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Application for open posted position must be submitted via online at the following website:  http://hacanet.applicantpro.com/  However, we will accept applications at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, Texas 78704.  No applications will be accepted after the noted closing dates on the job announcement. We encourage you to visit our website often to view and apply for vacant positions with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin or sign up for job alerts at our career site.  The HACA is a drug-free workplace.  A Criminal Background Check including a sex offender registry check. A Driving Record, Texas Driver’s License, and a Physical/Drug Screening will be required upon offer of employment.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Housing Authority of the City of Austin

JOB NOTICE

DATE POSTED: October 6, 2017                

POSITION:    Apartment Maintenance Technician

SALARY:  $13.60/hour                                    JOB #:          44-17  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:             Open Until Filled

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for performing a variety of routine repairs and maintenance on buildings and mechanical equipment.  Includes repair and maintenance of electrical fixtures, plumbing facilities, appliances, building equipment, doors, screens, windows, and roofs.  Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma/GED plus 1 year experience in building maintenance or vocational training that involved training and/or experience in areas of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Use of personally owned hand tools required.  Ability to read and write English.  Ability to read and understand moderately complex repair manuals, and instructions/warning on cleaning agents; write service requests, maintenance reports, and inspection reports. Valid Texas Driver’s License required.  Copies of transcripts and/or diplomas and driving record required.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS: The employee must operate hand and power tools and equipment.  Normal physical activity can be strenuous and may involve prolonged standing, walking, reaching, bending, crouching, stooping, and lying prone.  The employee must use arm strength to manipulate hand tools such as saws, sanders and jointers.  The employee must occasionally push, pull, and/or lift objects up to and over 100 pounds.  The employee works indoors and outdoors and is exposed to weather extremes.  The employee may occasionally be subject to electrical shock hazards, dangerous heights, dangerous chemicals, and skin irritants (e.g., cleaning solutions, solvents, insecticides).  The employee may be required to use goggles, gloves, safety boots, and other safety equipment.

APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Application for open posted position must be submitted via online at the following website:  http://hacanet.applicantpro.com/  However, we will accept applications at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, Texas 78704.  No applications will be accepted after the noted closing dates on the job announcement. We encourage you to visit our website often to view and apply for vacant positions with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin or sign up for job alerts at our career site.  The HACA is a drug-free workplace.  A Criminal Background Check including a sex offender registry check. A Driving Record, Texas Driver’s License, and a Physical/Drug Screening will be required upon offer of employment.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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